Thursday, January 24, 2019

After Freetown, Banjul: Rwandan capital Kigali gets female mayor

The list of African capitals with female mayors has increased by one as Rwanda's Kigali picked Marie Chantal Rwakazina as mayoress on Friday morning. The...

Muslims welcome Sha’ban as 2018 Ramadan countdown begins

Ramadan is a blessed month for Muslims the world over. But for many of the faithful, the month starts way before it arrives. Ramadan is...

Eritrea-blooded Tiffany Haddish to host MTV Movie and TV awards

American comedienne, Tiffany Haddish, is set to host the MTV Movie and TV awards slated for 18 June, 2018. Haddish who is of Eritrean parentage...

Video: Eritrean kids enjoy Canadian snow, PM Trudeau reacts

A Twitter post showing two Eritrean kids enjoying what is their first snow in Canada, attracted a comment by the country's Prime Minister, Justin...

Winnie Mandela, ex-wife of Nelson Mandela dies at 81

Reports from South Africa indicate that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, a former wife of Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 81. Her passing was confirmed...

Salah’s boots added to ancient Egypt collection at The British Museum

Egypt and Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah, has added an off-field to his impressive on-field accolades for the 2017/2018 football season. He has been honored by...

Africa’s female Muslim vice-presidents: Tanzania and The Gambia

In the history of Islam, women played critical roles in different spheres of life – from being mothers, wives, caretakers and even helping out...

2018 Intl. #WomenOfCourage: U.S. govt honours Rwandan, Mauritania, 8 others

The United States government has named 10 women as part of its 2018 International Women of Courage award. The awardees included two Africans, a...

Photos: Melkam Fesika, Ethiopian Orthodox faithful celebrate Easter

Ethiopian Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter across the East African nation. It is referred to as Fesika. The Orthodox Easter typically occurs anywhere from a...

Ramadan 2018: Tips on maximizing the blessed period [2]

This is the second and final part of Ramadan 2018 tips shared by a Twitter user. May Allah reward her and us all. Below are the...

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Chelsea’s Rudiger gives back to Sierra Leone, 11 kids get free surgery

Chelsea player Antonio Rudiger has announced a health relief partnership meant to benefit kids in the West African country, Sierra Leone. The partnership is with...

Mufti Menk in Nigeria: Meets Governor of Borno, Boko Haram heartland

Top Muslim cleric Mufti Menk of Zimbabwe who is on a tour of Nigeria on Tuesday met with the governor of Borno State, Kashim...

Stan Lee: Creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Black Panther dies

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures...

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